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Apply to a Graduate Program

Applications for graduate programs are accepted through an online application. Syracuse University’s individual schools and colleges may have additional application requirements, which will be detailed once you begin your application.

To apply to the College of Law, please  review the application process.

All students will be required to submit:

  • Online application forms
  • Application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcript
  • Letters of recommendation (as required by the program you’re applying to)
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Portfolio (if required by your program)
  • Writing sample (if required by your program)
  • Official GRE scores (if required by your program)
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores (international students only)
  • Military transcripts (for currently serving or veteran)

International students, please view the  international requirements  for more information on what you’ll need to apply.

If you are a veteran or member of the military, please submit military transcripts with your application for evaluation of transfer credits. Transcripts may be obtained as follows:

  • Air Force – Community College of the Air Force
  • Air Force – Air University
  • Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy – Joint Services Transcript
  • Specialty Schools – Schools such as the Defense Language Institute  and the Air Force Institute of Technology  issue their own transcripts. If you attended any specialty schools, please request an official transcript directly from the school in addition to your CCAF or JST transcripts.

Application Mailing Address

Your application and supporting materials should be submitted online. If you need to send any additional items, please mail to:

Graduate Admissions Processing
Syracuse University
400 Ostrom Ave Rm 022
Syracuse NY 13244-2900


  • The department or program you are applying to is your best source for information and the best way to check your application status. Find a contact.
  • For general questions, feel free to call 315.443.4492 or email.
  • For application assistance please contact us at or 315-443-2514.

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